"Aquatic" carpeting plant seeds

Fiskerton

Few weeks ago I got some aquatic seeds knowing that there is a high likelihood of them being a scam but I had had a good experience growing them inside a smaller tank a while back so took the chance. These were marketed as being dwarf water clovers (Marsilea minuta), which they are clearly not, and after just a few days being submersed they stopped growing and started developing algae. At first I thought maybe they were acclimating to the new conditions but after 5-6 days it looks like many are dead/dying. I did make the mistake of having high lighting in the start, having a low tech tank with fluval stratum, I knew the excess minerals would cause algae growth. I would like to know what is the best course of action in this situation. Either cutting most leaves and hoping they start to develop growth or do I just get rid of it entirely. Also if anyone is able to identify what type of plants these are, maybe they aren't even suitable for growing underwater
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V1K

Either cutting most leaves and hoping they start to develop growth or do I just get rid of it entirely.
You cannot cut any plant at this stage of development, because they only have 2 leaves and 1 bud at the top, and if you cut it off, they won't grow a new one.

I don't know answers to the rest of the questions.
 
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MasterPython

Most of those seeds are a scam and won't grow underwater. Unless you happen to get the pearlweed seeds which is a stem plant.
 
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MacZ

Sprouting them in a bowl and putting them on a sandwich might have been the best course of action.
 
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